Made it! Pretty quick and easy. My leather was 1mm, which was a bit thin for the beads I used. Now that I've done it once, I think I'll have a better idea how to match leather and beads. Definitely making more! Hello Christmas presents!
Bead Embroidered, Beaded, Beadwork Summer Skies Necklace. $225.00, via Etsy.
freshwater pearl necklace
Flickr. I love the spimes coming off of this how they are built!